Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Melanotaenia australis

  • Author and date of publication

    (Castelnau, 1875)

  • Preferred Common name

    Western Rainbowfish

  • Date Identified

    /03/2017

  • Identified By

    James Shelley - PhD student, The University of Melbourne/Museum Victoria

  • Number Of Specimens

    34

  • Specimen Nature

    Spirit specimen Wet formalin 10% ethanol 70%

  • Collected By

    James Shelley - PhD student, The University of Melbourne/Museum Victoria, Matthew Le Feuvre - PhD student, Uni Melb/Museum Victoria

  • Date Visited From

    4/08/2012

  • Date Visited To

    4/08/2012

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Vertebrate Zoology

  • Discipline

    Ichthyology

  • Collecting Areas

    Ichthyology

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Taxonomy

Geospatial Information

  • Country

    Australia

  • State

    Western Australia

  • Precise Location

    The Kimberley, Carson River mid-section, at Morgan River junction (King Edward catchment)

  • Latitude

    -14.7471

  • Longitude

    126.778

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84

  • Georeference Source

    GPS Original

  • Georeference By

    James Shelley - PhD student, The University of Melbourne/Museum Victoria